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Title: Drapery Study for the oil painting 'The Last Watch of Hero'

Object Name: on paper, unique

Artist/Maker: Leighton, Lord Frederic P.R.A., R.W.S.
Role in production: artist
Place of Creation: Europe
Date: about 1886

Accession Number: 1887.15

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • chalk (black)/
  • chalk (white)/



Drapery study with female nude. A woman stands at centre with her right arm bent over her head and her left arm held out to the right. The draperies at each side of the figure are tonally detailed, whislt the figure is in outline only. The woman clutches at the draperies on the right with her left hand. There is some decorative detail at the foot of the drapery to the right.


Type: support
Height: 51.3 cm
Width: 32.1 cm